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Refugee death truck packed five per square meter

Aug 31, 2015

Refugee death truck packed five per square meter

The 71 people found dead in an abandoned refrigeration truck in Austria had been crammed in, five to a square meter (10 sq ft), police said on Sunday, as initial forensic tests indicated they had suffocated. A baby girl and three other children were ...

Aug 31, 2015

Roanoke religious leaders pay tribute to slain TV reporter, cameraman

Community religious leaders have gathered to remember two television journalists who were shot and killed on-air last week. The interfaith service for 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward was held Sunday at the Jefferson Center in Roanoke. The gathering featured music ...

Police uncertain of motive in Texas deputy's ambush slaying

Aug 31, 2015

Police uncertain of motive in Texas deputy's ambush slaying

The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy will be arraigned this week, jail records show. Shannon J. Miles, who has a criminal history that includes convictions for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct with a ...

Aug 29, 2015

Court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed ...